Recipes and Cooking Rhubarb Cocktail Be the first to rate & review! The standard simple syrup is a 1:1 ratio of water to sugar. But our Test Kitchen found a 5:1 ratio of water to sugar along with fresh fruit added plenty of sweetness to adult beverages. By Clari McLafferty Published on August 11, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Total Time: 10 mins Servings: 1 Yield: 1 drink Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 5 0.125 inch slices fresh ginger 2 0.25 inch slices rhubarb 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 oz.) vodka 2 tablespoon (1 oz.) Rhubarb Syrup 1 teaspoon lime juice Ice cubes 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 oz.) club soda Lime slice, rhubarb swizzle stick, and/or rhubarb peel curl (optional) Directions In a cocktail shaker combine ginger and sliced rhubarb; crush against side with a muddler or the back of a spoon. Add vodka, Rhubarb Syrup, and lime juice. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid through a small fine-mesh sieve into a tall ice-filled glass. Top with club soda. If desired, serve with a lime slice, rhubarb swizzle stick, and/or rhubarb peel curl. Tip To vary the flavor, sub white rum, sliver tequila, or gin for the vodka. Rhubarb Syrup In a small saucepan combine 1 1/4 cups water, 1 cup 1/4-inch slices rhubarb, 1/4 cup sugar, and dash salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 6 minutes or until rhubarb breaks down when stirred. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids. Makes 1 1/3 cups. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 117 Calories 6g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 1 Calories 117 % Daily Value * Sodium 24mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 6g 2% Total Sugars 5g Vitamin C 3.1mg 16% Calcium 4mg 0% Potassium 14mg 0% Folate, total 1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.